Jungian: The Ego Boundary

Table of Contents The Ego Boundary The Functions when in our Ego Consciousness The Functions when in the Unconscious/Depreciated Annotation for Development This article is the first in a series that will be outlining the phenomenon of cognitive type within the context of Jungian psychology and how it fits into the greater panorama of human…

Energetic Quadrants

The Explorer Type: Pe 1st: Receptive 2nd: Analytical One word that can best describe the Explorer type is “receptive”. Unlike the Ji type, the Pe type begins their psychic experience from an openness to the yet-undiscovered. A topic that is introduced is analyzed for its own merits, as the refresh factor allows for a new…

Function Quadrants

Alpha In the four alpha types we find a special sense of humor which invites social participation and calls upon culturally known (and “safe”) memes. And since humor relies heavily on the unexpected, the more Si-heavy alpha types can manifest as being cliché and unoriginal in their socialization style. But if Ne is engaged creatively…

Vultology & Psychology

Snippet from Cognitive Type, Chapter 30 “I must begin by reiterating that type is a vastly more complex matter than what these first principles of visual reading could account for by themselves. One would be at high risk of err by exclusively using an objective avenue of measure (such as vultology offers) to determine the…

TeSi – Okabe Rintarou

Okabe Rintarou, the eccentric, aspiring mad-scientist is intellectually motivated, functionally minded, yet mediocre in many forms of real application. He is an inventor, an entrepreneur, and has a proactive and overbearing personality. Okabe is an example of the TeNe duality at work, which creates an energy that is simultaneously crass, manic, and preposterous. Similar to…

TeNi – Kuvira

Kuvira, the main antagonist in  book four of the Korra series, is a militant personality with an aspiration to unite the entire earth kingdom. And while her character is not as fleshed out as other characters in the series, we can see the telltale signs of a TeNi psychology. As often happens with fervent TeNi…

TeSi – Varrick

Varrick, the eccentric mastermind behind many of the inventions throughout the Korra series is at once a militant bureaucratic and an absurd genius. In him we see the TeNe duality unravel to create a person that is at once bold, crass, objective & logistical as well as farfetched and imaginative. While we may be tempted…

NeTi – Bolin

Bolin, the younger of the Fire Ferret brothers, is also the more free spirited and animated of the two. During the series, he is portrayed as a very iconic Ne lead and often used as the comic relief character. But Bolin’s personality is given a greater level of attention than your average comic relief character….